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Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:50 pm
by Albatross_Viking
wobnam wrote: What the ruler of Garheim (or the other factions) should be called hasn't been decided yet, but I doubt it will be king as this would be a bit confusing. Nor has it been decided what this rules looks like and who (if any) will control him - so for now, at least, I recommend keeping these characters out of your creations and focusing on your own character.

This is just a suggestion, but I think the in-game leader of a province could be the PO's character? That way, it would sort of be connected to who actually runs the faction. If there is to be any such thing, that system (and possibly the liaisons' characters, too) could give a minifigure cast to take part in royal councils, meetings and decision. On top of that, I think different in-game titles should be used for each province's leader and liaison, to mirror the different cultures.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:58 pm
by wobnam
That's what we've been thinking AV, but what if the FO's character is a peasant?

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:54 pm
by richardanthonyc
wobnam wrote:First of all, Garheim is not a kingdom, but a province. The King rules all of Roawia and does not belong in any of the factions. What the ruler of Garheim (or the other factions) should be called hasn't been decided yet, but I doubt it will be king as this would be a bit confusing. Nor has it been decided what this rules looks like and who (if any) will control him - so for now, at least, I recommend keeping these characters out of your creations and focusing on your own character.

So, to answer the other part of your question: Can a Garheim character be red? I think that in the end, this is up to you - but consider this: If you are a high-ranking person in a faction whose color is blue, would you wear red, the color of your enemy?


Well actaully yes. Scarlet and red have long been the regal colours of many nations that have affiliations with different colours so the answer is yes. Red/Scarlet/Purple is a nobles colour.

And Provinces can have kings as well. Ireland was divided into six provinces with a king in each province for centuries and then a high king over them all. Ard Rí na hÉireann :P

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:26 pm
by Albatross_Viking
wobnam wrote:That's what we've been thinking AV, but what if the FO's character is a peasant?

Didn't really consider that, but it's a good point... maybe this decision will have to be postponed until the FOs have been elected, or the system will have to be different.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:29 pm
by AK_Brickster
Well, just for the sake of clarity, AV, it might be best to call your leader a "Baron" or something like that so that other people don't get confused.

As for the FO's character being the faction leader, I think it would actually be better if we just invent a separate character to be the leader.

This would have at least two advantages:
1) The FO could then have his own character to play the game as he wants, without being tied to the "leadership" line of character development.
2) The lead character could be transferable to another person more easily. For example, if the FO resigns or something like that.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:29 pm
by wobnam
That's exactly what I had in mind, AK.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:03 pm
by eilonwy77
I wonder if it's getting a bit ahead of the game to decide on a character now, since the lore contest isn't done yet? My point here is that it seems like there is a lot of confusion as to what characters can be. A lot of people seem to want to have armies, so they're going to have to have someone in charge of them. Maybe at the beginning these could just be like the local lords with their men from their estates? And they would all come to assist the leader of the faction at need? I was wondering what the characters could be. I know there is a ranking for points, and eventually you can reach "noble", but does that mean your character actually has to start as a peasant, or can you start as a nobleman with a bunch of men under your command, even if your game status is peasant?

Of course, some people aren't going to want to have entire armies in their MOCs, and would probably go the Lady-of-the-Manor, sorceress-in-hiding, fairy-princess-in-disguise route. ;-D

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:23 pm
by wobnam
Yes, I think it makes sense to wait for the lore contest before deciding on your character (and faction). This is why we're waiting to open signup until after the lore is done. People are excited, though ;)

The honorary titles are not related to your in-world character. In other words, your character can be whatever you want, no matter what your current honorary title is.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:50 pm
by Albatross_Viking
eilonwy77 wrote:Of course, some people aren't going to want to have entire armies in their MOCs, and would probably go the Lady-of-the-Manor, sorceress-in-hiding, fairy-princess-in-disguise route. ;-D

I sense a Loreesi town built of trans-clear cheese slopes coming this way :wink:

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:54 pm
by Hayden.
Albatross_Viking wrote:
eilonwy77 wrote:Of course, some people aren't going to want to have entire armies in their MOCs, and would probably go the Lady-of-the-Manor, sorceress-in-hiding, fairy-princess-in-disguise route. ;-D

I sense a Loreesi town built of trans-clear cheese slopes coming this way :wink:

A glass city? or ice city?
Either way it sounds cool!

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:25 pm
by mencot
Hayden. wrote:
Albatross_Viking wrote:
eilonwy77 wrote:Of course, some people aren't going to want to have entire armies in their MOCs, and would probably go the Lady-of-the-Manor, sorceress-in-hiding, fairy-princess-in-disguise route. ;-D

I sense a Loreesi town built of trans-clear cheese slopes coming this way :wink:

A glass city? or ice city?
Either way it sounds cool!

Ooh that would be cool but somehow I think maybe eilonwy will join the outlaw faction and the mages and wizard. And there shen will build some magical transclear creations, maybe ;)
We will se that after the lore where everybody will join.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:33 pm
by eilonwy77
Mages can be scattered throughout the lands... Or so I hear. So there can be trans-clear Loreesi magical things. Probably secret hidden ones. All the better! ;-)

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:47 pm
by Owen S.
eilonwy77 wrote:Mages can be scattered throughout the lands... Or so I hear. So there can be trans-clear Loreesi magical things. Probably secret hidden ones. All the better! ;-)

Yeah, mages are scattered throughout the land, but I think the kingdom is kind of anti-magic, except for the Outlaws. So join the Outlaws! (hint, hint. ;)

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:57 pm
by wobnam
Yes, the other three factions are anti-magic for some reason not yet decided (should be covered in lore). If you want to build magic, you should join the Outlaws.

Re: LCC General Information and FAQ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:05 pm
by AK_Brickster
Or... *grins mischievously*.... you could always be a member of one of the other 3 factions who is loyal to the King, but practice magic secretly in a hidden room of your home/castle/hovel/hideout :sly: